Mr. A.K.Yokkhananth, Head-Quality, WCM, Shanthi Gears Limited, Coimbatore. delivered a guest lecture on Lean Tools for Optimizing Production for 38 I MBA students of 2017-2019 batch on March 26, 2019. He explained about the latest tools and techniques in Lean Manufacturing and its importance in all manufacturing / service industries by eliminating the seven wastages to increase the productivity and quality of products, to reduce the cost of production and to increase the profit margin by implementing lean tools like TPM, SMED and Takt Time. He explained the importance of involving all the employees to engage in lean manufacturing process and its implementation in Shanthi Gears with his industrial experience. The session ended with an interactive session with the students and it was coordinated by Dr.R.Vinayagasundaram, Associate Professor, Centre of Operations.